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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: dbus upgrade problems
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 17:24:23 -0800
Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> I'm trying to do an upgrade on my Gentoo desktop system.  One of the pieces 
> that's in need of upgrading is dbus, from v0.62-r2 to v1.0.2, and in fact the 
> former blocks the latter so I can't upgrade anything else until I do the dbus 
> upgrade.  revdep-rebuild indicates that dozens of packages are broken by the 
> dbus upgrade!
> 
> The most important of these packages for my work is evolution, which is flakey 
> at best and drives me crazy at times, but I depend on it so I'm careful to not 
> do anything to disable it.  So I upgraded dbus, and then tried to upgrade 
> evolution, but the ebuild fails with the following:
> I downversioned dbus to where it was before and things are working normally 
> again, but I'm stuck until I can figure out how to re-emerge evolution if I 
> upgrade dbus.  Can anyone advise me?

Evolution could get that dependency from another library it uses, which
in turn uses dbus. You really need to run the full revdep-rebuild.

Thanks,
Donnie

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